Orange County, CA
Law firm seeks a Litigation Assistant with 3 years of litigation (insurance defense and medical malpractice experience preferred) to closely support attorneys on full-cycle litigation case work in the Huntington Beach branch office. The Litigation Assistant will assist with trial, mediation, and arbitration by preparing documents, opening new matters, and scheduling meetings. Responsibilities include state, federal, and appellate court filings, including eFiling; creating and proofreading pleadings, discovery, motions, and other legal correspondence; scheduling appointments, depositions, and hearings; and maintaining calendars. Candidate will manage case data in ProLaw. The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
The qualified Litigation Assistant will have a paralegal certificate or attorney attestation; strong Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat features skills; knowledge of various legal software applications, including ProLaw or similar; outstanding written and verbal communication skills; and the ability to remain flexible to meet deadlines in a team environment. This position requires strong interpersonal skills to work with attorneys, staff, clerks, and claim managers.
Kent Daniels and Associates is a legal staffing service specializing in the placement of temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time regular employees in law firms and corporate legal departments in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and nationwide. We staff all positions in law firms and all three shifts - day, swing and graveyard. Kent Daniels was established in 1986, giving us 33 years of experience finding candidates legal jobs in law firms in the LA area.
Applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local requirements as applicable.